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The Eagle Ridge Homeowners Association is hosting their first Eagle Ridge E-Waste Day for the homeowners of Eagle Ridge on September 19, 2009, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. I encourage all homeowners to save the day and to take advantage of this program. Future events are based on the success of this (hopefully) first E-Waste event. Hi-Tec Recycling located in Richmond, will accept all electronics free of charge in the parking lot of the Eagle Ridge Homeowners Association (ERHOA) clubhouse at 2840 Caledonia Way. You can bring (2 comments)
If you are planning on going to this wonderful, popular, delicious and fun event you may want to go tomorrow, Friday July 23, because that is the least busiest day of the event; Saturday and Sunday promise to be very busy. As I mentioned earlier it is best not to take the 101 south to Gilroy but take alternate routes. If you take the 101 South; exit at Route 152 (Leavesley Road) and go west. East will take you to the Gilroy Premium Outlets. Come early to avoid the traffic congestion. Gilroy's new high (0 comments)
Gilroy Real Estate market update for July - 07/22/09 02:29 PM
Gilroy Market Update for July 2009 The following market update is for single family homes. July continues to be a strong month for Real Estate sales here in Gilroy. Again, more homes are under contract then there are in inventory. Many of these properties are short sales or bank owned properties.
As of today there are: 138 active listings ranging in price between $144,500 and $5,500,000 199 homes are under contract ranging in price between $111,000 and $1,075,000. Note: many of these homes are short sales or bank owned properties and these sales generally take longer to complete. 38 homes closed escrow during the (0 comments)
Eagle Ridge Real Estate Update - 07/22/09 01:25 PM
Eagle Ridge Golf Community Market Update for July 2009 Currently we have more homes under contract then there are available in inventory. July continues to be a strong month for Real Estate sales here in Eagle Ridge. As of today we have: 14 active listings ranging in price between $599,000 and $924,750. 16 homes are under contract ranging in price between $479,000 and $925,000. These homes were on the market an average of 83 days before going to contract. 3 homes closed escrow during the first 20 days of July; List price $610,000; Sale price $610,000; days on market 68 List (0 comments)
The Garlic Festival - Psst.... let me tell you a secret - 07/15/09 12:45 PM
The Gilroy Garlic Festival Gilroy's Garlic Festival is only a few days away and anyone who has visited the festival knows that is can be quite an ordeal to get to the festival. Entrance fees are low and parking is free. The only problem one can encounter is the traffic jams on route 101 and in town. Here are a few suggestions to make the trip to the Garlic Festival a bit more enjoyable: If you leave early you shouldn't have a problem; there are nice restaurants where you can have breakfast to kill some time or do some shopping. You (0 comments)
This post is in response to the questions I received from readers: "How do I appeal my property tax?" and "My neighbor has been assessed at a much lower value; how can that be?" The answer to the first question can be found in an earlier post where I help the reader through a step by step process. The second question is not as easy to answer; there could be different factors.
They may have appealed their property tax before They benefited from Proposition 13 which lets a longtime homeowner transfer their property (2 comments)
I have other passions besides Real Estate and cycling is one of them. I found this great website Bikely, where anyone who is interested in cycling can find a ride that suits their needs and level of comfort or can share a favorite route. You can either plan your route or pick one route from a list.
During the year I usually go on longer bike rides with my girl friends a couple times a week. The distance varies between 15 to 50+ miles depending on our work load, appointments or other commitments. We don't have to get in (0 comments)
How do you appeal your property tax assessment? It is easier than you think. I bet that you and many others like you were in anticipation of the Property Assessed Value Notification Card this year. Many of my neighbors received a temporary reassessment of their property taxes which shows a sharp decline in their property value, and thus a nice savings in tax payments, which reflects the decrease in real estate value of the last few years. Here in Gilroy that number is about 36%. However, we did not receive THE anticipated decrease and are (0 comments)
We are enjoying life here in Eagle Ridge very much.
We are cruising on the "Eagle Ridge Cruise" as some of my neighbors are referring to the many summer month activities. There are many opportunities here for family activities. Not only does Eagle Ridge offer golf, tennis courts, basketball courts, pool, walking and hiking trails, it is also close to beaches, wineries, and shopping. We planned to go to Malibu on our only family summer vacation this weekend. We were looking forward to this trip, all packed and on our way, however, our oldest who was scheduled (0 comments)
Who says a working mother can't combine motherhood with work and have fun too? - 07/01/09 05:12 PM
Who says a working mother can't combine motherhood with work and have fun too? Welcome to my office at the Santa Cruz Beach. Today I am working in my "office" at the Santa Cruz Beach while my teenage daughter is enjoying the day with her friends at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. I am working on my SOI. The weather is perfect; a bit overcast and not warm at all. I don't need my beach umbrella at the moment. There is quite some activity here; the beach has plenty of people who brave the sometimes nippy winds; others are flying a kite and just (6 comments)
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